Detecting Black Holes — How Scientists Spot the Darkest Objects in the Universe

Making the invisible… visible.

An artistic impression of a black hole.
Source: Pixabay (edited)

Since black holes do not emit visible light or any other type of measurable radiation, they can only be detected and observed indirectly. The only radiation that black holes do emit directly is what is known as Hawking radiation, but that is so…

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